1) A bed with a wooden back of medium height, short corner posts and without a canopy.
This uncommon term waws defined by Milward as a bed with a wooden back of medium height, short corner posts and without a canopy. Her material was from Derbyshire but the word also occurred from the seventeenth century in Yorkshire: 1611 1 letle half headid bed stead, Oakwell
1670 Item one halfe headed bed one mattrice one Coverlet, Knaresborough
1675 Two halfheaded beds with furniture, Bretton Hall
1700 1 halfe headed bed and beding, Fulstone
1713 one halfe head bed and bedding, Mytholm Bridge.